“The political profluoridation stance has evolved into a dogmatic, authoritarian, essentially antiscientific posture, one that discourages open debate of scientific issues.” – Dr. Edward Groth, Senior Scientist, Consumers Union, 1991.
The Politics of Fluoride
“[T]he political profluoridation stance has evolved into a dogmatic, authoritarian, essentially antiscientific posture, one that discourages open debate of scientific issues.” – Dr. Edward Groth, Senior Scientist, Consumers Union, 1991.
Chief Science Advisor Releases Pure Propaganda
The Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) has just published a new page on fluoridation which is pure propaganda, ignoring or misrepresenting the current scientific knowledge. We have no doubt that the sole purpose is to provide a basis for the back door mandatory fluoridation Bill currently before Parliament, and the profluoridation decision expected from […]
Policing orthodoxy on Wikipedia: Skeptics in action?
Note: Fluoride Action Network has spent many hours over many years trying to correct the mistakes on Wikipedia’s fluoridation site, but all to no avail. Abstract: Wikipedia has been accused of being biased against challengers to scientific orthodoxy due to efforts by editors having affinities with the Skeptics movement. Examination of Wikipedia, including entries on […]
CDHB to vote on pro-fluoridation stance despite having no power to implement it
Note from Fluoride Action Network: The photo below of the child with rotten teeth is a good example of baby bottle tooth decay, due to sucking on a bottle that contains sugar water, milk, soda, etc. Note that it is only the upper teeth that are affected. This decay has nothing to do with whether […]
Parry Sound council should learn more about fluoridation; Limeback
Re: Town opts to stick with fluoride (Beacon Star, June 5), here are some basic facts that may not have been considered. 1. The chemicals used to fluoridate drinking water are impure. They are industrial waste liquids (usually hydrofluosillicic acid) collected from the smokestack scrubbers of the phosphate fertilizer industry and they are contaminated with […]
Fluoridation outlawed in Israel
Just occasionally during the long sordid history of fluoridation an individual stands up against the bullying tactics of the arrogant promoters of fluoridation. This has just happened in Israel where the Minister of Health Yael German has ended fluoridation in Israel despite the vocal and vociferous attacks of fluoridation promoters which have been gleefully – and […]
In this chapter, I present a number of cases in which attempts have been made to stop antifluoridationists from expressing their views, doing research, and practicing dentistry. The number of cases is very large, and they fall into comprehensible patterns. In my study of this phenomenon in other areas, there are always many more cases occurring than end up being documented.
50 Reasons to Oppose Fluoridation
Introduction In Europe, only Ireland (73%), Poland (1%), Serbia (3%), Spain (11%), and the U.K. (11%) fluoridate any of their water. Most developed countries, including Japan and 97% of the western European population, do not consume fluoridated water. In the U.S., about 70% of public water supplies are fluoridated. This equates to approximately 185 million people, which […]
ADA: The State of Fluoridation
After 67 years, challenges continue across nation For 67 years, community water fluoridation has been part of the landscape in the United States public health arena. Hundreds of studies have confirmed its safety and effectiveness in reducing caries rates since 1945, when Grand Rapids, Mich., became the first community to adjust the fluoride levels in […]